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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AVM869
Subject Title Compound semiconductor devices and Technology


Fundamentals of Semiconductors: Carrier concentration of semiconductor, Transport
Equations, P-N Junction Diode, Schottky Junction Diode and MOSFET.
Fundamentals of Compound Semiconductors: Introduction of Compound
Semiconductors,Properties of Compound semiconductors, Synthesis of Compound
High Frequency Devices: Essential Condition of High frequency device and
compoundsemiconductor, Fundamentals of MESFET, Concept of Pinch off and
threshold voltage, I-Vcharacteristics of MESFET, trans conductance , equivalent
circuit and figure of merit ofMESFET, Short channel effect , Velocity saturation and
velocity overshoot effect of GaAsbased MESFET, Evolution of HEMT from
MESFET structure, HEMT and triangularpotential well, I-V and gate control,
Fabrication of MESFET and HEMT structures.
Optical Devices: Fundamentals of compound semiconductor based optical devices,
Opticaldensity of States, fundamentals and formation of Heterostructures devices,
Fundamentals ofLED, essential band structures of LED. Fundamentals of
semiconductor LASER with detail theory.
Technology: Synthesis of Compound semiconductors, Fabrication of MESFET and
HEMTstructures, Fabrication of LED and LASER structures.

Text Books

1. Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices, Bhattacharya Pallab, Pearson
2. Semiconductor Devices, M.K.Achuthan and K N Bhat, The McGraw Hill
3. Fundamentals of Semiconductor Fabrication, Gary S. May, Simon M. Sze, Wiley